John Shea
Somerville, MA
Fellow at Boston's Huntington Theatre also in National Playwright's Conference at Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center.

John, a Boston area native, is a playwrighting fellow with Boston’s Tony Award winning Huntington Theatre Company.  His play ERIN GO BRAGH-less was included in the National Playwright’s Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, was part of Boston University’s New Play Initiative, which was named Distinguished Production at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.  His one man show, JUNKIE was commissioned by the Stanford Calderwood Fund for New American Plays and produced by Argos Productions.  That production received an I.R.N.E (Independent Reviewers of New England) nomination.  His play LIFERS, written with Maureen Cornell, again produced by Argos Productions, also received an I.R.N.E nomination.  Claire Silva was included in the Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Fridays@3pm series as well as part of the Huntington Theatre’s Breaking Ground Festival of New Plays.  Comp was presented by the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre as well as the Tristan Bates Theatre Company in London.  His play The Hill, set against the explosive background of Boston busing in the mid-1970s, was also produced as part of Boston University’s New Play Initiative.  Many shorts have been included in festivals around the country and published in various anthologies.  For more about John and his work, please visit